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Keep Me Warm and Safe: A Pet’s Guide to Winter Safety

Each season brings unique types of fun, from sunny summer hikes with your pet to snowy romps in the woods. In addition to beautiful landscapes and photo ops, winter can present many hazards for your furry family member. One of our favorite patients, Chico the Chihuahua, is taking over the blog this month to help [...]

7 Ways to Support Your Senior Pet

Pets age more quickly than people, and you have to be committed to providing care and understanding as your beloved furry pal develops medical, behavioral, or mobility issues. Regular preventive veterinary care and careful attention to detail can help you readily support your senior pet through their golden years. Our Burlington Veterinary Center team serves [...]

Does My Pet Need Veterinary Care?

Pets are skilled at hiding illness and pain, and determining if they need veterinary care can be difficult. In addition, you may be unsure if the signs you see indicate your pet needs emergency care, a regularly scheduled veterinary visit, or at-home care. Read our Burlington Veterinary Center team’s guide to help determine what signs [...]

4 Facts Pet Owners Should Know About Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is common in pets, but the condition often goes undiagnosed until the later stages when their prognosis is poor. Our Burlington Veterinary Center team knows how debilitating this condition can be, and we offer information about CKD and advice to help decrease your furry pal’s risk. #1: Chronic kidney disease is [...]

7 Tips to Prepare Your Pet for a Stress-Free Veterinary Visit

According to an American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) study, more than half of pet owners believe their four-legged friends dislike veterinary appointments, and many pet owners forgo or delay wellness care to prevent their pet from experiencing the stress and anxiety veterinary visits cause. Our Burlington Veterinary Center team recommends that all pets have a [...]

Does Your Cat Have Arthritis?

Arthritis is a painful condition that causes inflammation and damage inside the joints, which can lead to significant pain and disability. Most dog owners keep a close eye on their aging pets, watching for decreased mobility or signs of pain, but cat owners are less likely to recognize these signs. This may seem to indicate [...]

Summertime Safety: 8 Must-Have Items for Pets

Sunscreen? Check. Pool float? Check. Ice-cold cooler? Check! You have what you need to beat the heat this summer, but what about your pet? The Burlington Veterinary Center team wants to ensure your dog or cat stays cool and comfortable this summer. We recommend eight must-have summer items for pets. #1: Water dish or fountain [...]

Take Heart: Protecting Your Pet From Heartworm Disease

Heartworm disease strikes fear in the heart of every pet owner—and rightly so. This potentially life-threatening parasitic infection can be transmitted to pets with a single mosquito bite, yet infected pets often show no signs until their condition is critical. Worse, heartworm-positive cats may show no signs at all. Fortunately, you can easily outsmart this [...]

5 DIY Enrichment Toys for Your Pet

Adequate enrichment that provides physical exercise and mental stimulation is an important part of your pet’s health. Our Burlington Veterinary Center team doesn’t want you to break the bank to keep your pet entertained, and we teach you how to make do-it-yourself (DIY) enrichment toys for your four-legged friend.  Why is enrichment important for my [...]

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